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  1. News - World - RUSSIA

    Protest at Moscow court as eight convicted of anti-Putin violence

    Posted Feb 21st 2014, 09:36pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Moscow Opposition leader Navalny and two members of Pussy Riot join 1,000 outside Moscow tribunal Protest at court as eight convicted ofanti-Putin violence A Russian court yesterday found eight people guilty of mass riots and attacking police at a 2012 protest against Vladimir Putin's third term in office. About 1,000 people stood in protest ...

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    Pussy Riot members suing Moscow in European Court of Human Rights

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 09:35pm by GDN

    ... when they tried to perform the song Mother of God, Drive Putin Out in Christ the Saviour cathedral near the Kremlin. Three group members were convicted of hooliganism. Yekaterina Samutsevich ...

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    Yukos shareholders awarded US$51 billion from Russia by Hague arbitration court

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 10:33pm by Reuters

    ... is not a party to the legal action, was arrested in 2003 and convicted of theft and tax evasion in 2005. "It is fantastic that the company shareholders are being given a chance to recover ...

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    Russia frees physicist convicted of spying for China

    Posted Nov 25th 2012, 02:59pm by AFP

    ... conviction motivated by Soviet-style paranoia. Professor Valentin Danilov was released before dawn from prison No 17 in the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, in an early release with over three years ... taxi took him to the city centre. Danilov, a former director of the thermo-physics centre at Krasnoyarsk State University, was convicted of selling state secrets to a Chinese engineering ...

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    Moscow court gives long jail terms to journalist Anna Politkovskaya’s killers

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 05:20pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Moscow Life terms for two of Politkovskaya's killers A Russian court yesterday sentenced two men found guilty of the murder of prominent journalist Anna Politkovskaya to life in prison, and handed lengthy jail terms to three others involved in the killing. Moscow city court jailed Rustam Makhmudov, the Chechen man convicted of firing the fatal shots, ...

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    Two jailed Pussy Riot members may be freed under Putin amnesty

    Posted Dec 11th 2013, 10:37pm by AFP

    ... it applies to those convicted or charged with certain more minor offences such as hooliganism. The Pussy Riot activists were convicted of hooliganism for a protest against Putin in a church. Also, ... which means its approval by parliament should be a formality. Khodorkovsky, who has been in jail for 10 years and has been convicted twice of fraud and embezzlement, does not qualify because ...

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    Russian court declines to jail opposition leader Navalny

    Posted Oct 16th 2013, 03:55pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Kirov Alexei Navalny's conviction prevents him from seeking elected office Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny’s conviction for theft was upheld by an appeals court on Wednesday but his five-year jail sentence was suspended, allowing the prominent critic of President Vladimir Putin to walk free. The conviction, however, will prevent Navalny, who emerged from ...

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    Russian court places Putin foe Alexei Navalny under house arrest

    Posted Feb 28th 2014, 06:43pm by Reuters

    ... the biggest protests of Putin’s 14-year rule as the main opposition leader and a potential future challenger in elections. He is serving a five-year suspended sentence on a theft conviction ... of people detained on Monday at protests against the jailing of seven activists convicted of rioting and attacking police at a demonstration against Putin on the eve of his inauguration ...

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    Members of Pussy Riot defiant after their release from prison in Russia

    Posted Dec 23rd 2013, 02:36pm by Agence France-Presse in Moscow

    ... amnesty “I don’t think it’s an amnesty, it’s a profanation,” she told the Dozhd television channel, saying it only applied to a tiny minority of convicts. “I don’t think the amnesty ... Pyotr Verzilov on Twitter. Rebels with a cause The pair and fellow activist Yekaterina Samutsevich were convicted on charges of hooliganism motivated by religious hatred after staging a “punk ...

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    Russia seeks nine-year sentence for Bolshoi dancer over acid attack

    Posted Nov 29th 2013, 08:41pm by AFP

    ... intended for acid to be used or to cause such extensive harm, merely asking Zarutsky, a former convict acquaintance, to “rough up” Filin in order to send him a message. The sensational case has led ...




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